Hundreds of people turned out to remember the fallen at the Cobram-Barooga RSL Remembrance Day service on Sunday morning.RANDALL JOHNSTON November 14, 2012 4:00am
Hundreds turned out to remember the fallen at the Cobram-Barooga RSL Remembrance Day service on Sunday morning.
Cobram-Barooga RSL president Rob Brown said he was pleased to see so many people of all ages come together for the occasion.
‘‘We had good weather and being a Sunday we had a good number in attendance as well,’’ Mr Brown said.
‘‘We were very impressed with the Iraqi community who laid a wreath on behalf of those in Iraq and Afghanistan.
‘‘It was very nice to see that everyone clapped when they came up to lay the wreath.
‘‘We had the Italians lay a wreath as well.
‘‘If we could get all the nationalities to lay a wreath that would be good,’’ he said.
‘‘I thought the school kids were excellent and the Uniting Church suspended their service so that they could come over and join us.
‘‘The service at Barooga was great.
‘‘On behalf of the RSL, we are very pleased with the commemoration committee.’’
St Mary’s of the Angels College’s 19 VCAL students did a fantastic job on the documentary they produced about veterans who had served, with a special screening for Nathalia and Picola RSL members at Nathalia on Friday afternoon.
St Mary’s teacher Mick Butler said he was proud of his students, who had put a lot of time and effort into creating the documentary.
The school received a $50
The sky is the limit for Wanganui Year 12 VCAL student Leigh Polan, 18, who decided to create two posters examining birdlife around the school.
The under 16 Pigeons kick started the YFNC's finals campaign with a resounding victory over the Paul Spargo led Scots College in the Grand Final of the AWJFL Elwyn Langford Shield at the Albury Sports Ground on Sunday.
Greater Shepparton City Council was successful in securing the National Cutting Horse Association Victorian Futurity Cutting Horse Championships for 2014 and 2015, with this year’s event scheduled from September 10-14 at Tatura Park.
An ad for the Healthy Ageing Project will be filmed in Echuca, Rushworth and Rochester today.
More than $15,000 was raised at a family day on Sunday. The event was to raise money for the families of Barry Purtell and Dave Lobb.
Book Week gets colourful turnout.
Deaprtment of Environment and Primary Industries unhappy about Mt Disappointment vandals.
Jerilderie Shire deputy mayor Ruth McRae handed the key over for the new Rural Fire Service station last Friday.
Farmers have a new weapon in the fight against mice.
Cobram kids learn about health with hospital as state-wide obesity campaign is launched.
Murray Irrigation to search for new boss after Anthony Couroupis finishes with the company.
A few anxious customers were outside the closed gates of the failed Bee-Jay Machinery business on Goulburn Valley Hwy in Shepparton on Tuesday morning, wondering what would become of deposits they had paid for tractors and other machinery.
The Benalla Indian Myna Action Group will pay a $1 per bird bounty on live birds delivered to CAL farm. National Party MP Bill Sykes donated $100 to fund the bounty.
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